VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Update: As of 3:50 p.m. WIN energy REMC’s outage map is showing 2 customers in Sullivan County are down with 101 customers in Knox county are still without power.
Update: As of 11:50 p.m. WIN energy REMC’s outage map is showing just 4 customers remaining without power in Sullivan County, while Knox county was reporting 141 customers remaining without power.
Update: WIN energy REMC expects outages to be extended for some of their customers due to the extent of the damage and number of outages. The company has about 650 total customers without power as of 9:20 a.m. with a little over 200 of those in Knox and Sullivan counties.
UPDATE: North Daviess Community Schools are on a TWO HOUR DELAY today (Friday). This is likely due to the severe weather that hit that area hard last night.
UPDATE: Power has been restored to most Duke Energy customers. Win Energy is still working to restore power to more than 200 residents in Sullivan and Knox counties.
As of 4:33 a.m., most of the Duke Energy customers in Sullivan County have power restored. Win Energy still reports 72 outages in Sullivan County and 257 in Knox County, where damage is being reported this morning.
Original: Hundreds of Wabash Valley residents are without power as of 11:00 p.m. eastern time Thursday.
Duke Energy is reporting just over 50 customers without power in Sullivan County, according to the company’s outage map.
Win Energy reports 66 customers without power in Sullivan County, and 434 in Knox County.
Knox County dispatch is reporting trees and power lines down in multiple areas.
In a statement on social media, Win Energy said, “Keep your distance from downed power lines. Downed power lines can energize the ground up to 35 feet away. If you see a downed power line, immediately notify local authorities.”
This story is developing. Storms are still passing through so these numbers will likely fluctuate. Stay with us here on mywabashvalley.com for updates.